Secret London: Hoxton
Little Known Facts about Hoxton
Alfred Hitchcock began his career at the Gainsborough Studios in Hoxton.
East End gangsters, Reggie & Ronnie Kray were born in Stene Street, Hoxton in 1933.
Celebrity chef, Jamie Oliver opened the original Fifteen restaurant in Hoxton in 2002.
By the end of the 20th century, trendy Hoxton residents could be identified by their obscure clothes and hair. The so-called ‘Hoxton Fin’ was a hairstyle sported by Fran Healy of Travis.